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No Looking Back: Edward Burns and the Boss

No Looking Back is likely one of the strongest works in Edward Burns’ canon, yet it remains grossly underseen and was a massive box office failure. 1,160 more words

Reviews & Analysis

Man On A Ledge (2012)

A cop convicted of stealing a priceless diamond feigns a suicide attempt as part of a plan to clear his name.

The title of Man On A Ledge gives you some idea of just how little imagination the entire film contains. 109 more words


Saving Private Ryan (1998)


As an act of filmmaking there is very little to fault Saving Private Ryan for. The detail, the staging, the sheer visceral nature of its battle scenes: every single element is perfectly in place here, from that famous Omaha Beach opening, to the last heaving breath in the final battle (we’ll ignore the godawful framing device used to bookend the film). 137 more words

Film Reviews

Recent Read: The Corner

I finally finished a book!

Sorry it has been so long since I’ve been able to write a post like this, but I’ve had a hard time finding the time to read lately. 545 more words


Top Five Favorites: United States Armed Forces Movies

My movie review partner Benn Farrell and I have dedicated the month of May to those brave souls who have fought and died for the country and continue to serve it in the US Military.   3,767 more words

Movie Review

"Fitzgerald's Christmas": Ed Burns' best in years

No one does heartfelt family dramas like Edward Burns.  His stories bleed into real life. Watching his movies, one feels like a distant cousin or relative of the 44 year old writer/director/producer/actor who serves up his finest creation since… 459 more words

Film-Addict Pieces

Confidence (2003)

A conman whose crew accidentally takes the money of a criminal kingpin is forced into doing a job for him to pay back the debt. 149 more words